The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 48 69 66
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 18 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.71% 0.33% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.90% 0.35% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 2
Average daily rate £400 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- +23.00%
Security Analyst
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
621 863 666
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 93.67% 95.78% 94.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 480 360
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 25 14
Average hourly rate £13.73 £27.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.09% +77.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Analyst in the job title across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Security Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Analyst across the Glasgow region.

Security Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Security Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Analyst across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Security Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Security Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Analyst across the Glasgow region.

Security Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region that cited Security Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Security Analyst in their job title.

1 13 (41.94%) Firewall
2 8 (25.81%) CheckPoint
2 8 (25.81%) Unix
3 7 (22.58%) Information Security
4 6 (19.35%) Legal
4 6 (19.35%) Windows
4 6 (19.35%) Solaris
4 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
4 6 (19.35%) Cisco
4 6 (19.35%) CISSP
4 6 (19.35%) Process Improvement
5 5 (16.13%) Intel Security
5 5 (16.13%) Network Security
6 4 (12.90%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (12.90%) F5
6 4 (12.90%) Load Balancing
6 4 (12.90%) VLAN
6 4 (12.90%) LAN
6 4 (12.90%) WAN
6 4 (12.90%) Java
6 4 (12.90%) Oracle
6 4 (12.90%) SAP
6 4 (12.90%) Web Services
6 4 (12.90%) Cisco PIX
7 3 (9.68%) Law
8 2 (6.45%) Migration
8 2 (6.45%) Banking
8 2 (6.45%) ISTQB
8 2 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (6.45%) MCITP

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region that cited Security Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Security Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (41.94%) Firewall
2 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
3 5 (16.13%) Network Security
4 4 (12.90%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (12.90%) Cisco PIX
4 4 (12.90%) LAN
4 4 (12.90%) VLAN
4 4 (12.90%) WAN
General
1 6 (19.35%) Legal
2 3 (9.68%) Law
3 2 (6.45%) Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Finance
4 1 (3.23%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) Web Services
2 2 (6.45%) .NET
2 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Unix
2 6 (19.35%) Solaris
2 6 (19.35%) Windows
3 2 (6.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) Information Security
2 6 (19.35%) Process Improvement
3 4 (12.90%) Load Balancing
4 2 (6.45%) Data Security
4 2 (6.45%) ITIL
4 2 (6.45%) Migration
4 2 (6.45%) Security Testing
4 2 (6.45%) SIEM
4 2 (6.45%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.23%) Analytics
5 1 (3.23%) Data Management
5 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Data Management
5 1 (3.23%) Information Security Management
5 1 (3.23%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.23%) Security Management
5 1 (3.23%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (3.23%) Web Filtering
5 1 (3.23%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) Java
2 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) CISSP
2 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.45%) ISEB
2 2 (6.45%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (6.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (6.45%) MCITP
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) CheckPoint
2 6 (19.35%) Cisco
3 5 (16.13%) Intel Security
4 4 (12.90%) F5
4 4 (12.90%) Oracle
4 4 (12.90%) SAP
5 2 (6.45%) HP
5 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.23%) Qualys